Public Health

Boston Mayor Declares "Public Health Emergency" Over Flu Outbreak

Health officials say flu season worst since 2009-2010 H1N1 outbreak


There have been 18 deaths related to this year's flu in Massachusetts—four of them in the city of Boston alone. Health experts are calling this flu season the worst since the H1N1 outbreak in 2009 and 2010.

It seems the front line of the national health crisis that is this year flu season is centered in Boston.